The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 18 18 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 76 112 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.32% 7.44% 3.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.62% 7.77% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 50 23
Median daily rate £420 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.27% +9.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £273 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £100.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +52.72%
Consultant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
882 1441 1396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.60% 95.68% 96.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 708 755
Median daily rate £400 £395 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 16
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.71 £12.77 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £41.50 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 53 (36.55%) Finance
2 30 (20.69%) Data Centre
3 25 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (13.79%) SQL
5 19 (13.10%) Windows
5 19 (13.10%) Banking
6 16 (11.03%) Firewall
6 16 (11.03%) Cisco
6 16 (11.03%) CheckPoint
7 15 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 15 (10.34%) Law
7 15 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (8.97%) CSS
8 13 (8.97%) Information Security
8 13 (8.97%) Migration
9 12 (8.28%) HTML
9 12 (8.28%) CISSP
9 12 (8.28%) Network Security
10 11 (7.59%) Active Directory
11 10 (6.90%) Java
12 9 (6.21%) Oracle
12 9 (6.21%) Intel Security
12 9 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (6.21%) CCNP
12 9 (6.21%) Risk Management
12 9 (6.21%) CEH
12 9 (6.21%) F5
12 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (5.52%) SIEM

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.83%) CMS
2 5 (3.45%) JBoss
2 5 (3.45%) SAS
3 3 (2.07%) Joomla!
3 3 (2.07%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.07%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.07%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (2.07%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.38%) Apache
4 2 (1.38%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.38%) Drupal
4 2 (1.38%) GeoServer
4 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.38%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.69%) Confluence
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.69%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.69%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 5 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.69%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.69%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.69%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.69%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.69%) Force.com
2 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.69%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (0.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.69%) SaaS
2 1 (0.69%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.03%) Firewall
2 12 (8.28%) Network Security
3 8 (5.52%) DNS
4 7 (4.83%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (4.83%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.83%) WAN
5 6 (4.14%) LAN
6 5 (3.45%) BGP
6 5 (3.45%) DHCP
6 5 (3.45%) EIGRP
6 5 (3.45%) MPLS
6 5 (3.45%) OSPF
6 5 (3.45%) Wireless
7 4 (2.76%) ATM
7 4 (2.76%) BIG-IP
7 4 (2.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (2.76%) VLAN
8 3 (2.07%) DMVPN
8 3 (2.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (2.07%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.45%) DB2
1 5 (3.45%) RDBMS
1 5 (3.45%) Relational Database
1 5 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.76%) Big Data
3 3 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.38%) GIS
4 2 (1.38%) MS Access
4 2 (1.38%) MySQL
4 2 (1.38%) PowerCenter
4 2 (1.38%) SQLite
5 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.69%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.69%) Looker
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.69%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.07%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.07%) JIRA
2 2 (1.38%) ERwin
2 2 (1.38%) Log4j
2 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.69%) Gradle
3 1 (0.69%) JUnit
3 1 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 53 (36.55%) Finance
2 19 (13.10%) Banking
3 15 (10.34%) Law
4 4 (2.76%) Retail
5 3 (2.07%) Back Office
5 3 (2.07%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.97%) CSS
2 12 (8.28%) HTML
3 7 (4.83%) Web Services
4 5 (3.45%) .NET
4 5 (3.45%) Java EE
4 5 (3.45%) XML
5 3 (2.07%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.07%) CSS3
5 3 (2.07%) HTML5
5 3 (2.07%) Node.js
5 3 (2.07%) React
5 3 (2.07%) Sass
6 2 (1.38%) Backbone.js
6 2 (1.38%) Ember.js
6 2 (1.38%) ISPF
6 2 (1.38%) JMS
6 2 (1.38%) jQuery
6 2 (1.38%) JSP
6 2 (1.38%) Middleware
6 2 (1.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.83%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.83%) User Experience
4 6 (4.14%) Cryptography
5 4 (2.76%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (2.76%) PKI
6 3 (2.07%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.07%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.07%) Statistics
7 2 (1.38%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.38%) iSeries
7 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.38%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.38%) Tandem
8 1 (0.69%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.69%) Informatics
8 1 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.10%) Windows
2 8 (5.52%) Unix
3 7 (4.83%) Linux
4 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.07%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.38%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.69%) Solaris
7 1 (0.69%) SUSE
7 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (8.97%) Information Security
3 13 (8.97%) Migration
4 9 (6.21%) Risk Management
5 8 (5.52%) Scrum
5 8 (5.52%) Security Architecture
5 8 (5.52%) SIEM
6 7 (4.83%) Configuration Management
6 7 (4.83%) Content Management
6 7 (4.83%) CRM
7 6 (4.14%) Analytics
7 6 (4.14%) Change Management
7 6 (4.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (4.14%) Mentoring
7 6 (4.14%) Security Operations
8 5 (3.45%) DevOps
8 5 (3.45%) Information Assurance
8 5 (3.45%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.79%) SQL
2 10 (6.90%) Java
3 7 (4.83%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.45%) VBA
5 4 (2.76%) Python
6 3 (2.07%) Perl
6 3 (2.07%) VBScript
7 2 (1.38%) JCL
7 2 (1.38%) PHP
7 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.38%) VB
8 1 (0.69%) ABAP
8 1 (0.69%) C#
8 1 (0.69%) ES6
Qualifications
1 12 (8.28%) CISSP
2 9 (6.21%) CCNP
2 9 (6.21%) CEH
2 9 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (5.52%) CCIE
3 8 (5.52%) GIAC
3 8 (5.52%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.83%) CCNA
4 7 (4.83%) CISM
4 7 (4.83%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.14%) CREST Certified
6 5 (3.45%) SANS
7 4 (2.76%) CCSA
7 4 (2.76%) CCSE
8 3 (2.07%) Degree
9 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.69%) MCSA
9 1 (0.69%) MCSE
9 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.76%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.07%) COBIT
4 2 (1.38%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.38%) QA
5 1 (0.69%) ISO27005
5 1 (0.69%) MiFID
5 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.38%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.69%) Firmware
4 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.69%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.69%) Squid
4 1 (0.69%) SRDF
4 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.69%) XenApp
4 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.07%) QRadar
3 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.69%) Cacti
3 1 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.69%) Legato
3 1 (0.69%) Nagios
3 1 (0.69%) SCCM
3 1 (0.69%) SCOM
3 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.69%) TADDM
3 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (11.03%) CheckPoint
1 16 (11.03%) Cisco
2 15 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.21%) F5
3 9 (6.21%) Intel Security
3 9 (6.21%) Oracle
4 7 (4.83%) Blue Coat
4 7 (4.83%) Splunk
4 7 (4.83%) Teradata
5 5 (3.45%) Fortinet
5 5 (3.45%) IBM
6 4 (2.76%) Informatica
6 4 (2.76%) Symantec
7 3 (2.07%) EMC
7 3 (2.07%) Qualys
7 3 (2.07%) SAP
8 2 (1.38%) Citrix
8 2 (1.38%) HP
8 2 (1.38%) Misys
8 2 (1.38%) Tableau
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